Thursday, April 25, 2019

Raleigh, Possessive, Not Plural

It was only a matter of time.

On a weekend evening, Hugo came to visit. I was in the kitchen preparing something for him to eat, when I heard a thumping on the glass door to the ditch. I came out to see Hugo by the glass, waiting. Raleigh was near by, as was Renn. I thought it rather cheeky of Hugo to start demanding I hurry like that. It’s not as if he were being asked to pay for his fare at the café.

A couple of nights ago, I saw Hugo on the steps leading down to the ditch. He was waiting again. Raleigh was on the carpeted ledge next the glass door. I went to get some food and I heard another thump on the glass. Coming out once more, I observed that Hugo was still on the steps. It had been Raleigh who banged on the window.

Peachy was protesting a new cat coming too near his home. HIS home. He’s reached the possessive stage. I knew this would happen. Sigh.

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  1. Oh I will say right off that this made me smile...it touched my heart and I smiled again when you ended your words with "sigh". I understand what you feel though I am not in that position.

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  2. I knew it would be just a matter of time before Raleigh decided the Cozy Cafe was his home and newcomers were not welcome. Actually, his reaction is typical. Every time I've taken in a new cat, it's always been the previous "new cat" that acts badly toward the new "new cat".

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  3. Ha. Yes, *his* home. But we knew that all along, didn't we? :-)

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  4. dood...yur home iz rite but pleez take it eazee on hugo; him just wantz ta eat, drink N chillax two....tell de crew we said HI !! ;) ♥♥

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  5. A kitty always knows. :) Glad to know Raleigh is going nowhere

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  6. Be nice Ralieigh. Poor Hugo sounds sweet.

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  7. Oh we know how possessive kitties can be when it comes to their home. Good boy Raleigh.

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  8. Oh John! Trying to get caught up reading your blog. I'm so far behind. Glad everyone is reasonably well.
    I had to make a trip to Minneapolis. My mom broke her leg and no one to care for her. Our families are all here in Illinois. I'll try to comment when I can but I'm so busy caring for mom.
    I'm so happy things are still rolling along at the cozy apartment!

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    1. Good Heavens. I hope your mother is recovering well. It was very good of you to go to help her. Aside from the pain and medical issues, a broken leg can be very incapacitating. My best wishes to your mum.

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  9. Ty! You are a wonderful man!

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  10. I think we all knew that Raleigh had found his home!

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    1. I don't think the poor guy would present a very good case for getting himself adopted.

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